CVE-2009-5066

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2009-10-01
Bugzilla:
842477: CVE-2009-5066 JBoss: twiddle.sh accepts credentials as command line arguments, exposing them to other local users via a process listing

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

twiddle.sh in JBoss AS 5.0 and EAP 5.0 and earlier accepts credentials as command-line arguments, which allows local users to read the credentials by listing the process and its arguments.

Find out more about CVE-2009-5066 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat JBoss Portal 5:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.1
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.2 RHSA-2013:0194 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2013:0191 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5.2 RHSA-2013:0198 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 5.3 RHSA-2013:0533 2013-02-20
JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform 5.3 RHSA-2013:0221 2013-01-31
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2013:0195 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server RHSA-2013:0196 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS RHSA-2013:0193 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server RHSA-2013:0192 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS RHSA-2013:0197 2013-01-24

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Portal 5 twiddle Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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